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Arrondissement of Grenoble
Arrondissement of France
Location of Grenoble in Isère
Location of Grenoble in Isère
Country France
Region Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
Department Isère
Communes 267
Prefecture Grenoble
INSEE code 381
Area
 • Total 4,714.7 km2 (1,820.4 sq mi)
Population (2014)
 • Total 758,956
 • Density 160.9765/km2 (416.927/sq mi)

The arrondissement of Grenoble is an arrondissement of France. It is part of the Isère département, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region. Its capital, and the prefecture of the department, is the city of Grenoble.

History

When the Isère department was created in 1790, the arrondissement of Grenoble was part of that original department.

Geography

The arrondissement of Grenoble is bordered to the north and northeast by the Savoie department, to the east and southeast by the Hautes-Alpes department, to the south and west by the Drôme department, and to the northwest by the arrondissements of Vienne and La Tour-du-Pin.

It is in the southern half of the department and is the largest arrondissement with an area of 4,714.7 km2 (1,820.4 sq mi), and the one with more people living in it with 758,956 inhabitants and a density of 161.0 inhabitants/km².

Composition

Cantons

After the reorganisation of the cantons in France, cantons are not subdivisions of the arrondissements so they could have communes that belong to different arrondissements.

In the arrondissement of Grenoble there are 19 cantons:

  1. Chartreuse-Guiers (3803) (partly)
  2. Échirolles (3805)
  3. Fontaine-Seyssinet (3806)
  4. Fontaine-Vercors (3807)
  5. Le Grand-Lemps (3808) (partly)
  6. Grenoble-1 (3809)
  7. Grenoble-2 (3810)
  8. Grenoble-3 (3811)
  9. Grenoble-4 (3812)
  10. Le Haut-Grésivaudan (3813)
  11. Matheysine-Trièves (3815)
  12. Meylan (3816)
  13. Le Moyen Grésivaudan (3818)
  14. Oisans-Romanche (3819)
  15. Le Pont-de-Claix (3820)
  16. Saint-Martin-d'Hères (3822)
  17. Le Sud Grésivaudan (3823)
  18. Tullins (3825)
  19. Voiron (3829)

Communes

The arrondissement of Grenoble has 267 communes; they are (with their INSEE codes):

  1. Les Adrets (38002)
  2. L'Albenc (38004)
  3. Allemond (38005)
  4. Allevard (38006)
  5. Ambel (38008)
  6. Auberives-en-Royans (38018)
  7. Auris (38020)
  8. Autrans-Méaudre-en-Vercors (38225)
  9. Avignonet (38023)
  10. Barraux (38027)
  11. Beaucroissant (38030)
  12. Beaufin (38031)
  13. Beaulieu (38033)
  14. Beauvoir-en-Royans (38036)
  15. Bernin (38039)
  16. Besse (38040)
  17. Bessins (38041)
  18. Biviers (38045)
  19. Le Bourg-d'Oisans (38052)
  20. Bresson (38057)
  21. Brié-et-Angonnes (38059)
  22. La Buisse (38061)
  23. La Buissière (38062)
  24. Champagnier (38068)
  25. Le Champ-près-Froges (38070)
  26. Champ-sur-Drac (38071)
  27. Chamrousse (38567)
  28. Chantelouve (38073)
  29. Chantesse (38074)
  30. Chapareillan (38075)
  31. La Chapelle-du-Bard (38078)
  32. Charnècles (38084)
  33. Chasselay (38086)
  34. Château-Bernard (38090)
  35. Châtel-en-Trièves (38456)
  36. Châtelus (38092)
  37. Chatte (38095)
  38. Chevrières (38099)
  39. Le Cheylas (38100)
  40. Chichilianne (38103)
  41. Chirens (38105)
  42. Cholonge (38106)
  43. Choranche (38108)
  44. Claix (38111)
  45. Clavans-en-Haut-Oisans (38112)
  46. Clelles (38113)
  47. Cognet (38116)
  48. Cognin-les-Gorges (38117)
  49. La Combe-de-Lancey (38120)
  50. Corenc (38126)
  51. Cornillon-en-Trièves (38127)
  52. Corps (38128)
  53. Corrençon-en-Vercors (38129)
  54. Les Côtes-de-Corps (38132)
  55. Coublevie (38133)
  56. Cras (38137)
  57. Crêts-en-Belledonne (38439)
  58. Crolles (38140)
  59. Les Deux Alpes (38253)
  60. Domène (38150)
  61. Échirolles (38151)
  62. Engins (38153)
  63. Entraigues (38154)
  64. Entre-deux-Guiers (38155)
  65. Eybens (38158)
  66. La Ferrière (38163)
  67. La Flachère (38166)
  68. Fontaine (38169)
  69. Fontanil-Cornillon (38170)
  70. Le Freney-d'Oisans (38173)
  71. Froges (38175)
  72. La Garde (38177)
  73. Gières (38179)
  74. Goncelin (38181)
  75. Grenoble (38185)
  76. Gresse-en-Vercors (38186)
  77. Le Gua (38187)
  78. Herbeys (38188)
  79. Huez (38191)
  80. Hurtières (38192)
  81. Izeaux (38194)
  82. Izeron (38195)
  83. Jarrie (38200)
  84. Laffrey (38203)
  85. Lalley (38204)
  86. Lans-en-Vercors (38205)
  87. Laval (38206)
  88. Lavaldens (38207)
  89. Lavars (38208)
  90. Livet-et-Gavet (38212)
  91. Lumbin (38214)
  92. Malleval-en-Vercors (38216)
  93. Marcieu (38217)
  94. Mayres-Savel (38224)
  95. Mens (38226)
  96. Meylan (38229)
  97. Miribel-Lanchâtre (38235)
  98. Miribel-les-Échelles (38236)
  99. Mizoën (38237)
  100. Moirans (38239)
  101. Monestier-d'Ambel (38241)
  102. Monestier-de-Clermont (38242)
  103. Le Monestier-du-Percy (38243)
  104. Montagne (38245)
  105. Montaud (38248)
  106. Montbonnot-Saint-Martin (38249)
  107. Montchaboud (38252)
  108. Monteynard (38254)
  109. Mont-Saint-Martin (38258)
  110. Morette (38263)
  111. La Morte (38264)
  112. La Motte-d'Aveillans (38265)
  113. La Motte-Saint-Martin (38266)
  114. Le Moutaret (38268)
  115. La Mure (38269)
  116. La Murette (38270)
  117. Murianette (38271)
  118. Murinais (38272)
  119. Nantes-en-Ratier (38273)
  120. Notre-Dame-de-Commiers (38277)
  121. Notre-Dame-de-l'Osier (38278)
  122. Notre-Dame-de-Mésage (38279)
  123. Notre-Dame-de-Vaulx (38280)
  124. Noyarey (38281)
  125. Oris-en-Rattier (38283)
  126. Ornon (38285)
  127. Oulles (38286)
  128. Oz (38289)
  129. Pellafol (38299)
  130. Percy (38301)
  131. Le Périer (38302)
  132. La Pierre (38303)
  133. Pierre-Châtel (38304)
  134. Pinsot (38306)
  135. Poisat (38309)
  136. Poliénas (38310)
  137. Ponsonnas (38313)
  138. Pontcharra (38314)
  139. Le Pont-de-Claix (38317)
  140. Pont-en-Royans (38319)
  141. Prébois (38321)
  142. Presles (38322)
  143. Proveysieux (38325)
  144. Prunières (38326)
  145. Quaix-en-Chartreuse (38328)
  146. Quet-en-Beaumont (38329)
  147. Quincieu (38330)
  148. Réaumont (38331)
  149. Renage (38332)
  150. Rencurel (38333)
  151. Revel (38334)
  152. Rives (38337)
  153. La Rivière (38338)
  154. Roissard (38342)
  155. Rovon (38345)
  156. Saint-Andéol (38355)
  157. Saint-André-en-Royans (38356)
  158. Saint-Antoine-l'Abbaye (38359)
  159. Saint-Appolinard (38360)
  160. Saint-Arey (38361)
  161. Saint-Aupre (38362)
  162. Saint-Barthélemy-de-Séchilienne (38364)
  163. Saint-Baudille-et-Pipet (38366)
  164. Saint-Bernard (38367)
  165. Saint-Blaise-du-Buis (38368)
  166. Saint-Bonnet-de-Chavagne (38370)
  167. Saint-Cassien (38373)
  168. Saint-Christophe-en-Oisans (38375)
  169. Saint-Christophe-sur-Guiers (38376)
  170. Sainte-Agnès (38350)
  171. Saint-Égrève (38382)
  172. Sainte-Luce (38414)
  173. Sainte-Marie-d'Alloix (38417)
  174. Sainte-Marie-du-Mont (38418)
  175. Saint-Étienne-de-Crossey (38383)
  176. Saint-Georges-de-Commiers (38388)
  177. Saint-Gervais (38390)
  178. Saint-Guillaume (38391)
  179. Saint-Hilaire (38395)
  180. Saint-Hilaire-du-Rosier (38394)
  181. Saint-Honoré (38396)
  182. Saint-Ismier (38397)
  183. Saint-Jean-de-Moirans (38400)
  184. Saint-Jean-de-Vaulx (38402)
  185. Saint-Jean-d'Hérans (38403)
  186. Saint-Jean-le-Vieux (38404)
  187. Saint-Joseph-de-Rivière (38405)
  188. Saint-Just-de-Claix (38409)
  189. Saint-Lattier (38410)
  190. Saint-Laurent-du-Pont (38412)
  191. Saint-Laurent-en-Beaumont (38413)
  192. Saint-Marcellin (38416)
  193. Saint-Martin-de-Clelles (38419)
  194. Saint-Martin-de-la-Cluze (38115)
  195. Saint-Martin-d'Hères (38421)
  196. Saint-Martin-d'Uriage (38422)
  197. Saint-Martin-le-Vinoux (38423)
  198. Saint-Maurice-en-Trièves (38424)
  199. Saint-Maximin (38426)
  200. Saint-Michel-en-Beaumont (38428)
  201. Saint-Michel-les-Portes (38429)
  202. Saint-Mury-Monteymond (38430)
  203. Saint-Nazaire-les-Eymes (38431)
  204. Saint-Nicolas-de-Macherin (38432)
  205. Saint-Nizier-du-Moucherotte (38433)
  206. Saint-Pancrasse (38435)
  207. Saint-Paul-de-Varces (38436)
  208. Saint-Paul-lès-Monestier (38438)
  209. Saint-Pierre-de-Chartreuse (38442)
  210. Saint-Pierre-de-Chérennes (38443)
  211. Saint-Pierre-de-Méaroz (38444)
  212. Saint-Pierre-de-Mésage (38445)
  213. Saint-Pierre-d'Entremont (38446)
  214. Saint-Quentin-sur-Isère (38450)
  215. Saint-Romans (38453)
  216. Saint-Sauveur (38454)
  217. Saint-Théoffrey (38462)
  218. Saint-Vérand (38463)
  219. Saint-Vincent-de-Mercuze (38466)
  220. La Salette-Fallavaux (38469)
  221. La Salle-en-Beaumont (38470)
  222. Le Sappey-en-Chartreuse (38471)
  223. Sarcenas (38472)
  224. Sassenage (38474)
  225. Séchilienne (38478)
  226. Serre-Nerpol (38275)
  227. Seyssinet-Pariset (38485)
  228. Seyssins (38486)
  229. Siévoz (38489)
  230. Sinard (38492)
  231. La Sône (38495)
  232. Sousville (38497)
  233. La Sure en Chartreuse (38407)
  234. Susville (38499)
  235. Têche (38500)
  236. Tencin (38501)
  237. La Terrasse (38503)
  238. Theys (38504)
  239. Le Touvet (38511)
  240. Treffort (38513)
  241. Tréminis (38514)
  242. La Tronche (38516)
  243. Tullins (38517)
  244. Valbonnais (38518)
  245. La Valette (38521)
  246. Valjouffrey (38522)
  247. Varacieux (38523)
  248. Varces-Allières-et-Risset (38524)
  249. Vatilieu (38526)
  250. Vaujany (38527)
  251. Vaulnaveys-le-Bas (38528)
  252. Vaulnaveys-le-Haut (38529)
  253. Venon (38533)
  254. Le Versoud (38538)
  255. Veurey-Voroize (38540)
  256. Vif (38545)
  257. Villard-Bonnot (38547)
  258. Villard-de-Lans (38548)
  259. Villard-Notre-Dame (38549)
  260. Villard-Reculas (38550)
  261. Villard-Reymond (38551)
  262. Villard-Saint-Christophe (38552)
  263. Vinay (38559)
  264. Vizille (38562)
  265. Voiron (38563)
  266. Voreppe (38565)
  267. Vourey (38566)

The communes with more inhabitants in the arrondissement are:

INSEE
code
Commune Population
(2014)
Canton Intercommunality
38185 Grenoble 160,779 Grenoble-1, Grenoble-2
Grenoble-3, Grenoble-4
Grenoble-Alpes Métropole
38421 Saint-Martin-d'Hères 38,100 Saint-Martin-d'Hères Grenoble-Alpes Métropole
38151 Échirolles 35,875 Échirolles Grenoble-Alpes Métropole
38169 Fontaine 22,366 Fontaine-Seyssinet and Fontaine-Vercors Grenoble-Alpes Métropole
38563 Voiron 20,162 Voiron CA du Pays Voironnais
38229 Meylan 17,323 Meylan Grenoble-Alpes Métropole
38382 Saint-Égrève 15,620 Grenoble-2 Grenoble-Alpes Métropole
38485 Seyssinet-Pariset 12,133 Fontaine-Seyssinet Grenoble-Alpes Métropole
38474 Sassenage 11,736 Fontaine-Vercors Grenoble-Alpes Métropole
38317 Le Pont-de-Claix 10,924 Le Pont-de-Claix Grenoble-Alpes Métropole
38158 Eybens 10,153 Échirolles Grenoble-Alpes Métropole

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Coordinates: 45°10′49″N 5°43′16″E / 45.18028°N 5.72111°E / 45.18028; 5.72111

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